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to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. ♪ >>> viewers of the show know that the fiscal cliff is not as dramatic as that. it's a fiscal curve, at least at first. but if we go off and stay off the fiscal curve, we will eventually hit the recession cliff. on "meet the press" sunday there were different opinions about whether congressional republicans or president obama would be blamed if there is a recession. >> we've got to get this behind us once and for all. >> i don't want to do it, the president doesn't want to do it, but we need to solve the problem. we cannot allow the reckless position to drive us into a recession, a recession which the republicans will own. >> this does real damage to the economy and to millions of people if going over the cliff. this is not an abstraction. the polls support him that the republicans will own this recession, will last about one month because presidents own recessions. presidents own dramatic improvements and things. we live in the obama era, not the john boehner -- >> joining me now is robert reich, professor at the university of califor
the fiscal cliff? >> absolutely. again, there's no prospect to an agreement that doesn't involve the rates going up on the top 2%. >> "the new york times" reports that senior republican leadership aides are contemplating a fall-back position on a fiscal deal. they could foresee taking up and passing legislation this month to extend the tax cuts for the middle class and then resume the bitter fight over spending and taxes as the nation approaches the next hard deadline. it's statutory borrowingç limi which could be reached in late january or february. speaking to a business roundtable, president obama responded to that idea this way. >> if congress in any way suggests that they're going to tie negotiations to debt ceiling votes and take us to the brink of default once again, as part of a budget negotiation, which by the way we have never done in our history until we did this it last year, i will not play that game. >> john boehner and house republican leadership met with small business owners today to talk about the fiscal cliff, raising tax rates on the richest americans for them is stil
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